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Konica Minolta Dynax Maxxum 7D

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 11/27/2004, Updated: 02/01/2005

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D


Model Name:

Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D 
Model Number: Maxxum 7D 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $1599.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-05
Date Available: 2004-12-31
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Cabled 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material: Metal 
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 26.8 oz (760 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 5.9 x 4.2 x 3.1 in.
(150 x 106 x 78 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3008x2000, 2256x1496, 1504x1000
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 6.10
CCD Size (inches): APS-C 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: No 
Quality Levels: 5
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Phase Detection: 9 points 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Auto Focus Min Illum: 0.1250
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture:  
Aperture Range Description:  
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: SLR type, eye-level pentaprism 
Optical VF Accuracy: 99%
LCD Viewfinder: No 
LCD VF Accuracy: n/a
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 207,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
ISO Rating Max: 3200
Number of White Balance Settings: 8
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 30 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/4000 
Exp Adj Range: 3.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.50 EV
Metering Modes: 14-segment Honeycomb-pattern / Center-weighted / Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2 or 10
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes:  
Flash Modes: Fill Flash, Cancel, Red-eye Reduction (pre-flash), Wireless Flash, Rear Flash Sync., High Speed Sync 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): 12
Flash Range Default ISO (meters):  
Flash Range Description:  
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2, Microdrive 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: RAW 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Compressed Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2) 
Movie File Format:  
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No 
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1, USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: DiMAGE Viewer 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 1.400 seconds
Shutdown Time: 2.000 seconds
Play -> Record: 0.200 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 1.500 seconds
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.266 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.266 seconds
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.253 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.117 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format: 0.680 seconds
Cycle Time Max Res: 0.610 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 0.610 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 14
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 2.750
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 1182.00
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-400 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-400 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: Based on the Maxxum 7 film SLR. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL:  

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